Third Place at Diamond League Final

Triple jumper Yasser Mohamed Triki finished on Thursday in third place in the Men’s Triple Jump event at the Diamond League Final in Zurich. The Algerian missed out on the medals in Tokyo2020 after beating the national record with a jump of 17.43m earning him fifth place and just missed out on third place by…

TOKYO2020: Day 15

Team Algeria’s participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has come to a disappointing end today after the elimination of the last representative, Lamya Matoub in the Karate event. The last time Algeria came away from the Olympic Games with no medals was back in 2004, hosted in the Greek capital of Athens. History repeated itself…

TOKYO2020: DAY 11

Finally some excitement circulates around the Algerian Olympic team on day 11, after Yasser Triki booked a place for the final of the triple jump and Bachir Sid Azara is given a chance for the bronze medal in Greco-Roman Wrestling at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. These two results came to relieve what has been…

TOKYO2020: DAY 10

Algeria continues to struggle to shine on the big stage as another three athletes failed to progress in the Greco-Wrestling and in the Canoe Sprint on day 10 of the Tokyo Olympic Games. In spite of being eliminated by the Japanese Kenechiro Fumita, Abdelkarim Fergat was given a second chance in a Repechage match against…

TOKYO2020: DAY 9

A great effort and a second chance sum up day 9 for Algeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Just two athletes competed today in the Japanese capital and first up was Abdelkarim Fergat in the 60kg Greco-Roman Wrestling 1/8 Final. Unfortunately, the Algerian lost to Kenichiro Fumita of Japan with a final score of 8-0….